John Wayne (Hook) Clay

Born: Sat., Oct. 7, 1939
Died: Fri., Apr. 14, 2017


11:00 AM to 12:00 PM, Tue., Apr. 25, 2017
Location: Second Baptist Church

Funeral Service

12:00 PM Tue., Apr. 25, 2017
Location: Second Baptist Church

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He departed this life on Friday, April 14, at Unity Point Heath Care, Rock Island.

Orr’s Mortuary is assisting the family with arrangements.

He was born October 7, 1939 in Satin, TX the son of Floyd and Olivia (Douglas) Clay. 

He retired from John Deere Plow and Plant, East Moline, where  he was employed as a welder.  He married Pearlee (Smith) on December 27, 1999 in Rock Island.

He enjoyed playing Dominos King (self claimed), playing cards, fishing, cooking and spending time with his grandchildren, family and friends.

Survivors include his wife; daugthers, Ada and Ray Wilson, Rock Island, Eileen Henderson, Moline, Shirley Clay, Rock Island and stepdaughter, Georgia Smith, Rock Island; sons, John W. Hunt, Iowa, Raymond Clay, Rock Island and Donald Clay, MN; sisters, Bobby Jean Tucker, TX, Ruby Gray, CA, Shirley and Roland Martin; brothers, Joe Clay, CA, Robert and Karen Clay, IA and Floyd and Olivia Clay; 17 grandchilden.

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Owen Sloan
   Posted Sun April 23, 2017
So Sorry that you are gone. John I only meet you a few times through your brother Robert Douglas, but love our short times at your house and consider you my friend. HE WILL HOLD YOU NOW IN HIS ARMS UNTIL WE MEET AGAIN!! Love to the Family.

Owen T. Sloan Burlington, IA